Merry Thomas

Psychologist, PhD, RN

Verified by Psychology Today
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(510) 470-7238

Merry Thomas

Psychologist, PhD, RN

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Merry Thomas, Ph.D.
199 17th St
K
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(510) 470-7238
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon For well patients in non risk populations: in office sessions in a Covid-19 compliant space. For those at risk tele-therapy is available.

About

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -Mahatma Gandhi I am an experienced, compassionate therapist creating a caring, therapeutic relationship to facilitate healing, overcome depression, anxiety, work through grief and loss, increase self-esteem, strengthen boundaries and improve relationships. My areas of expertise include: eating disorders, abuse issues, depression, stress; helping people recreate themselves and balance their lives to reach their full potential. I offer individual psychotherapy and life coaching. I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist and a registered nurse
I work with you collaboratively to clarify and facilitate reaching your full potential. I encourage you to use your strengths as we explore psychosocial and family influences together. My style is empathic, holistic and interactive. I often use guided visualizations, relaxation, assignments, and/or CBT techniques to individualize your therapy.
I have thirty years of experience in mental health including: inpatient, outpatient, community health and private practice. I use my knowledge and experience to work with you to meet your needs and goals. "Life is full of challenges and together, I will facilitate your successful life journey."

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $200
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • *Most PPO's as OON; POS
  • Health Net
  • MHN | Health Net
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Medicare
  • Medicare suplemental plans
  • No longer accept Mhn EAP
  • Self pay
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
  • Victims protection program
  • Out of Network
I bill electronically; HIPPA compliant. I accept credit cards, cash and checks for copays and self pay.
Email me or call (510) 470-7238 with questions.

Qualifications

  • License: California / PSY 16304
  • School: PSP
  • Year Graduated: 1992

Merry Thomas's Groups

Children Growing up with Divorce

Ages: 10-13, pre teens dealing with difficulties of divorce. Call for more information. Group now forming.

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The Drama Years

New group forming; call to schedule pre-screening. I currently have a new "Drama Years" group, for middle school age girls. This group is designed to help girls (age 11-13) better handle the middle school years; covering body image, brands, bullies, anxiety, self esteem and more. Meets for 12 weeks, minimum 4/max 6 particlpants.

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Location

Merry Thomas, Ph.D.
199 17th St
K
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(510) 470-7238
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Infertility
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
  • coaching
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021
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Merry Thomas

Psychologist, PhD, RN